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Entries Tagged as 'Tilgate'

Child poverty in Crawley

August 17th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Politics

The other day Antonia wrote about some statistics released by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, with particular emphasis (obviously) on how they apply to Oxford. Just as obviously I could not resist looking them up to see how the JRF think we are doing in Crawley. It is worth mentioning something first about how the figures […]

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Crawley is well and truly on the map now.

August 2nd, 2006 · 4 Comments · Life

That video of the young girls flying off a roundabout in the playground at Tilgate has put Crawley well in the public eye, both here and abroad. The town already has a bit of a reputation as a ‘chav town‘ and this will do nothing to help. The original video had something like 2 million […]

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Don’t try this at home!

July 28th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Life

I was getting a few hits from people who had been searching for things like “Tilgate scooter kids incident” and wondered what it was all about. Now I have found out that it was from people who had seen this video and were trying to find out more information about it. I will freely admit […]

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BNP Activity in Crawley

March 18th, 2006 · Comments Off on BNP Activity in Crawley · Politics

The BNP have been delivering some especially nasty leaflets in Crawley recently. Copies have been sent to the Town Hall and to Sussex police, as some recipients feel that they are offensive enough to be illegal under electoral and normal laws.

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Secret Crawley: No. 2 – Whalebone Plantation

October 18th, 2005 · 5 Comments · Life

Just over the road from Broadfield is a place called Whalebone Plantation. I think thats what its called anyway. Tucked away in the angle between the A23 into town and the M23 it looks from the outside as if its a tiny triangle of land, but its a real Tardis of a place. Accessible on […]

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